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Senior Practitioner - UASC Fostering

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Fostering
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
North East London
Salary:
£41,025 per annum
Posted:
12/01/2018
Job Ref:
GLA-67108

Senior Practitioner - UASC Fostering  - North East London - Up to £41,025 + Benefits

Our Client in North East London has an exciting new opportunity within their Fostering service, in particular, working with their Recruitment, Assessment and Support of Foster Carers for Unacccompanied Asylum Seeking Children service. This is a brilliant opportunity for a promotion or to show off your skill set.

Benefits:

  • Savings Childcare vouchers
  • Training and Development 
  • Staff Discounts
  • Opportunities for flexible working

About the role:

  • To specifically recruit, assess and support Foster Carers wishing to care for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children.  
  • This role will be responsible for taking the lead on all areas of the fostering process relating to this specific group of carers; 
  • Marketing initiatives for targeted recruitment of such carers, conducting assessments that comply with the Fostering Regulations with the added element of supporting UAS children and young people, and supporting carers post approval, taking account of the specific issues to this group. 
  • Identifying relevant additional training and establishing peer support between the group. 
  • Sits alongside the rest of the fostering service, participating in practice support group supervision to share skills, knowledge and expertise.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent
  • Relevant professional qualification (Social work degree)
  • HCPC registered 
  • Experience working in a fostering setting

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6205
Contact: Gary Laverty

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